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January dec03 News

All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…

Wed 10 February 2016

Comedian proposes on stage – and gets rejected | Footage emerges online

Comedian proposes on stage – and gets rejected

Footage emerges online

10/02/2016 … Excruciating footage has emerged of a stand-up proposing on stage – only to be rejected.

Chris Morris is developing a new movie | Satirist working with Film4 again
© Petr Novák / Creative Commons
© Petr Novák / Creative Commons

Chris Morris is developing a new movie

Satirist working with Film4 again

10/02/2016 … Chris Morris is making a new film, it has been revealed.

C5 orders improvised border guards mockumentary | Its first new comedy in a decade

C5 orders improvised border guards mockumentary

Its first new comedy in a decade

10/02/2016 … Channel 5 has ordered an improvised mockumentary based around border guards.

100 comics protest baby deportations | Open letter from Australia's 'professional dickheads’

100 comics protest baby deportations

Open letter from Australia's 'professional dickheads’

10/02/2016 … A hundred of Australia’s leading comedians have issued an open letter to their government urging them not to deport 37 babies.

Matt Richardson joins Virgin Radio | Drivetime slot for comedian

Matt Richardson joins Virgin Radio

Drivetime slot for comedian

10/02/2016 … Comic Matt Richardson is to be the drivetime DJ on Virgin Radio when it returns to the airwaves next month.

Mel Giedroyc to star in ‘a modern Round The Horne’ | Radio 4 picks up Justin Edwards's sketch show

Mel Giedroyc to star in ‘a modern Round The Horne’

Radio 4 picks up Justin Edwards's sketch show

10/02/2016 … Mel Giedroyc is to star in a new Radio 4 sketch comedy show described as a ‘modern Round The Horne’.

Tue 09 February 2016

The man with the golden puns | Masai Graham crowned wordplay king

The man with the golden puns

Masai Graham crowned wordplay king

09/02/2016 … Masai Graham has been crowned the 2016 UK Pun Champion.

Anita Dobson joins Gold's Rebel sitcom | With Bill Paterson, Anna Crilly and Amit Shah

Anita Dobson joins Gold's Rebel sitcom

With Bill Paterson, Anna Crilly and Amit Shah

09/02/2016 … Anita Dobson, Bill Paterson and Anna Crilly have all be signed up to the new sitcom based on The Oldie magazine's cartoon strip The Rebel.

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